AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT BEING CHAPTER 166, VOLUME 37, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF SELBYVILLE" TO INCREASE THE SALARIES OF THE MAYOR AND THE MEMBERS OF THE TOWN COUNCIL.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. Section 7, Chapter 166, Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby further amended by striking out all of said Section 7 and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
Section 7. There shall be twelve stated meetings of the said The Mayor and Council of the Town of Selbyville, each year, the same to be held on the first Monday evening of each and every month, at which stated meetings it may adopt such ordinances as it may deem necessary for the government of said town, the improvement of the street, the paving or other improvements of the sidewalks, the planting and protection of ornamental trees, the repair and making of public pumps, and for all other matters relating to the general welfare of said town, provided the same be not inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution or the laws of the State of Delaware, or of the United States. By such ordinances it may impose fines, penalties or forfeitures and provide for their collection. The Mayor also, at the request of two or more of the Councilmen, may call such special meetings as may be deemed necessary properly to look after the interests and welfare of said town, of which special meetings, members of said Council shall be notified, and at such special meetings it shall have the right to transact any business that it may have the power to transact at any stated meeting. The Mayor shall preside at the meetings of the Council, but shall have no vote on any question except in case of a tie of the members. He shall have general supervision of the streets of said town, and of the persons who may be employed by the Council, and receive complaints of nuisances and other complaints of citizens of violation of laws and ordinances, which complains shall be in writing and signed by the complainants, and present the same to the Council at the first meeting thereafter for action, and shall cause anyone who violates the laws and ordinances of the town to be proceeded against before the Alderman. He shall sign all warrants drawn on the Treasurer for the payment of any money and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by any ordinance or ordinances of the town. The Mayor shall receive an annual salary of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00). Each of the said Councilmen shall receive an annual salary of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00).
Approved July 7, 1969.